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Seafood Champions are innovators, leaders, advocates, and visionaries. Nominations are open now! Winners will be announced at the next SeaWeb Seafood Summit, to be held 1-3 February 2015 in St. Julian's, Malta.

The deadline to submit nominations to the Seafood Champion Awards is 22 Jun, 2015. Submit your nomination now at >>

Louisiana Gulf Shrimp:
A #SeafoodSuccess

In July, 2015 a diverse set of seafood stakeholders from industry and conservation groups worked together to win a significant victory for shrimp in the Gulf of Mexico—the result means good financial and ecological news for the region. Watch our video to learn more >>

Louisiana Gulf Shrimp video

Lionfish photo. Credit: Naomi Blinick/Marine Photobank

Credit: Naomi Blinick/Marine Photobank

Since their sudden appearance in the Caribbean in the 1990s, Lionfish have earned a reputation as "one of the most aggressively-invasive species on the planet." They have no predators in their new habitat except "invasivore" humans who are devising new and tasty ways to consume them—despite their dangerous spines.


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Did You Know?

According to the website Eat The Invaders—("Fighting Invasive Species, One Bite at a Time"), once the spines on a lionfish are removed, it can be prepared as any other fish–you can fry it, grill it, make ceviche! If the prospect of removing the spines is daunting, check out How to Safely Filet a Lionfish video on YouTube.



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